NOTICE OF OPPORTUNITY TO PROVIDE PUBLIC COMMENT ON THE DRAFT
“UPCOUNTRY MAUI GROUNDWATER NITRATE INVESTIGATION REPORT”
The Hawaii Department of Health conducted and prepared an investigation report on nitrates in Upcountry Maui. The Department requests public comment on the Draft “Upcountry Maui Groundwater Nitrate Investigation Report,” dated February 2018, which details the study area and results of the investigation. The Draft Upcountry Report is available online at
http://health.hawaii.gov wastewater/cesspools/. The direct links are
http://health.hawaii.gov/wastewater/files/2018/02/Upcountry_report.pdf (2.7MB, 62 pages) and
http://health.hawaii.gov/wastewater/files/2018/02/Upcountry_appendices.pdf (18MB, 465 pages). It will also be available for public review, Monday through Friday between 7:45 a.m. and 4:30 p.m., excluding holidays, at the following locations:
Safe Drinking Water Branch (SDWB), Department of Health, 2385 Waimano Home
Road, Uluakupu Bldg. 4, Pearl City, HI 96782, (808) 586-4258
Hawaii District Health Office (DHO), 1582 Kamehameha Ave., Hilo, HI 96720,
Kealakekua Health Office, 79-7595 Haukapila St., Rm. 109, Kealakekua, HI 96750, (808) 322-1967
Kauai DHO, 3040 Umi St., Lihue, HI 96766, (808) 241-3322
Maui DHO, 54 High St., Rm. 300, Wailuku, HI 96793, (808) 984-8230
For a copy or link to the document send an email to email@example.com, fax a
request to (808) 586-4351, mail a request to the SDWB address above, or contact the SDWB at (808) 586-4258.
On Wednesday, February 21, 2018, the DOH attended the Kula Community Association meeting to discuss the impact of cesspools in the area and presented this draft report. The presentation is available online at http://health.hawaii.gov/wastewater/cesspools/.
All comments must be transmitted in writing, no later than Friday, March 30, 2018, to Joanna L. Seto, P.E., of the Safe Drinking Water Branch at the email address or street address above.
Virginia Pressler, M.D.
Director of Health